A role for tropical forests in stabilizing atmospheric CO2

Houghton, R.A. et al. | Nature Climate Change | 2015 | Peer Reviewed | Communication | https://www.nature.com/articles/nclimate2869


Tropical forests could offset much of the carbon released from the declining use of fossil fuels, helping to stabilize and then reduce atmospheric CO2 concentrations, thereby providing a bridge to a low-fossil-fuel future.